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Adding Trucks to the Portable Concrete Mixer Fleet

Concrete mixing in trucks and trailers Over the years we have helped hundreds of ready-mixed concrete suppliers get established within their community.  And during that time we have seen many different combinations of portable cement mixing solutions. In most cases … Continue reading

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Portable Concrete Mixer Evolution – East Coast Tour

Touring cement mixer locations in the east I spent the past week traveling in Pennsylvania and Maryland to visit companies that sell ready-mixed concrete in the region.  Many of these locations have been providing small batches of concrete to local … Continue reading

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Concrete Mixers and Good Raw Material Selection

Step #3 for starting a trailer based concrete mixer company It’s true that concrete is nothing more than sand, gravel, water and cement. However, the ratio of these ingredients is critical to making good concrete. Specifically, the ratio of sand … Continue reading

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Concrete Mixer Trailer Business: Step #2, Community Requirements

Another step to Starting A Trailer Based Ready Mix Company Location, location, location. The first rule in opening a business, right? Well, it’s even true for a trailer based concrete yard, just not in the same way it’s true for, … Continue reading

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Light Transmitting Concrete: Coming to a Concrete Mixer near you

Hungarian architect Aron Losonczi has developed a concrete block wall that allows light to pass through. It is pretty cool that an ordinary cement mixer, some sand, some gravel and cement will produce something this advanced. It does require well … Continue reading

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5 Steps to Starting a Concrete Mixer Ready Mix Company

Maybe you are in the construction field and have used ready mix in a concrete mixer trailer. Perhaps you’re a DYI-er that’s used a short load of concrete for a home project. Or, you might have a current business and … Continue reading

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Cement Mixer Maker gets High Marks from Government Study

Manufacturing cement mixers for the GSA requires a good “Past Performance Evaluation” Cart-Away Concrete Systems, Inc is a GSA (Government Services Administration) contract holder. This agreement renews every few years and this time we were required to pay an independent … Continue reading

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Architect Richard Luxenburg Shares Concrete Knowledge

Concrete mixers have created a world of solid knowledge Richard Luxenburg is a professor of Architecture at Anne Arundel Community College in Annapolis, Maryland.  He has produced some excellent presentations on concrete construction technology. Because we focus this blog on concrete mixers … Continue reading

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